With a Masters in Psychology, as well as a Psychodrama and Group Dynamics qualification from Oxford University (UK), where Charissa Bloomberg studied Psychodrama and role play, she is also a qualified Drama and Communications teacher from Trinity College in London.
Capetonian born and bred, Charissa Bloomberg brings 20 years of international experience in motivational speaking, corporate consulting, coaching, mentoring, training and facilitation in all areas relating to organizational behaviour, leadership, and team analysis. Charissa Bloomberg’s multifaceted expertise also includes having had her own private practice, written various research papers and magazine articles, and appearing in several TV, radio, and talk engagements over the last 10 years. Charissa has spoken at conferences around the world and lectured at UCT, UWC & CTI.
Charissa Bloomberg’s passion lies in Integrity Leadership and the impact of integrity in all working relationships, personal relationships, and organizations. She works with Youth Initiatives and NGO’s to host programs on Integrity Leadership. Charissa is the Pioneer of the integrity forums in South Africa which will take place in 2020. This is her collaboration with a range of distinguished speakers from corporate, government, and academic spheres.
Charissa Bloomberg is currently working on an integrity handbook as well as an autobiography. She has also launched an integrity designer clothing range. After her time as Prof Thuli Madonsela’s project manager in 2018, Charissa Bloomberg is proud to announce her association with Prof Madonsela as her Patron, who acknowledges and endorses Charissa’s valued work on Integrity Leadership in South Africa.
After consulting in various institutions and working closely with teams, Charissa Bloomberg realised that although institutions have Integrity as their core value, many employees do not understand what it means to apply this value in their everyday life. Charissa extensively researched this topic to see if it can be trained and has consequently written her own training course developed material, and has become very popular giving talks on Radio and TV on developing Integrity.
Charissa Bloomberg facilitates the development of leadership within South Africa. As such, she has recently decided to leverage her extensive knowledge and networks to focus on empowering the corporate world and youth to revisit the way we conduct ourselves in our everyday life. Charissa uses her large media network coverage to educate, inspire, and uplift, on a large-scale forum and uses humor, honesty and shares her own experiences as examples.
Regarded as a Relationship Expert on radio and TV, her programs are known to tackle burning issues in our society, with the aim of equipping her audience and followers with everyday tools. Charissa Bloomberg was privileged to consult on the Oscar Pistorius trial, due to her extensive knowledge of Anger and the Fight/Flight response.